Montana Senate Race could be close by Mitch E. Perry

06/09/06

Earlier this week, Primary elections were held in 8 states, including Montana, where there was an upset in the Democratic Primary for U.S. Senate. 3rd Generation farmer John Tester defeated the favorite, John Morrison.

Tester has become a favorite of some liberal bloggers, and the race will becomes nationalized as he will go up against Republican incumbent Conrad Burns, whose name has been bandied about in the Jack Abramhoff lobbying scandal.

WMNF spoke this morning with Hope Stockwell, the Capitol Reporter for Montana Public Radio in Helena Montana (roll tape#1 o.q.�in the campaign�)

That’s Montana Public Radio reporter Hope Stockwell, speaking to WMNF about the U.S. Senate race in Montana.

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